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I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.
Those who fought know a secret about themselves, and it is not very nice. They have experienced secretly and privately their natural human impulse towards sadism and brutality ... Not only did I learn to kill with a noose of piano wire put around someone's neck from behind, but I learned to enjoy the prospect of killing that way.
Most people who seek attention and regard by announcing that they're writing a novel are actually so devoid of narrative talent that they can't hold the attention of a dinner table for thirty seconds, even with a dirty joke.
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Violence Quote
Violence never settles anything right: apart from injuring your own soul, it injures the best cause. It lingers on long after the object of hate has disappeared from the scene to plague the lives of those who have employed it against their foes.
Wisdom Quote
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Wise Quote
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Relationship Quote
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
Friendship Quote
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
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